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Event Archive - Wes Carroll Confabulation at NQ: Ashlin Richardson, Cyril Lojda, Dakota Hoeppner, Wes Carroll

Fri. March 11th 2016 Northern Quarter (All Ages)
8pm - 11pm
Expect to hear jazz and blues seeping with hip-hop, funk and soul in this hot mess. This is not to be missed!
Two sets from 8-9 and 10-11.

Cyril Cyrus Lojda - drums
Ashlin Richardson - bass
Dakota Hoeppner - piano
Wes Carroll - guitar & vocals

The Wes Carroll Confabulation walks the tight-rope, balancing detailed arrangements with the power of spontaneity. They perform predominantly original music, stretching out into a world of hip-hop rhythms and modern harmony while not losing their firm footing in post-bop, classic jazz and the blues.


LATE SHOW @ 10pm


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Ashlin Richardson "Ash" (Jazz, Rock, Funk, Blues, Pop, Classical)

Experienced bass player, upright and electric. more info

Cyril Lojda (Jazz, Funk, Hip Hop, R&B, Blues)

Cyril Lojda was born in Carlsbad, a spa city in western Bohemia, the Czech Republic. At the age of eighteen he fell in love with Jazz and started to play drums. In 2009 he studied at Music Conservatory of Jaroslav Jezek in Prague (KJJ) and was part of Milan Svoboda USP big band and also small jazz group called Fanfan Tulipan. This group became the... more info

Wes Carroll (Jazz, Blues, Funk/Soul, Bossa/Latin, ect...)

Victoria, BC based composer, arranger, guitarist and vocalist, Wes Carroll is dedicated to reaching audiences with his original creations. His writing strives to surprise and intrigue through swings of volume, groove and emotion. In 2014 he graduated with a degree in Jazz Studies from Vancouver Island University. In the summer of 2013 Wes contr... more info